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Super Monaco GP is a first-person perspective racing game which allows you to race other cars around the famous Monaco Grand Prix course. You first must qualify for a position on the grid by driving round a shortened version of the course on your own. The faster you drive the higher placing on the grid. The actual race has you competing against 19 other drivers and as well as trying to beat them all you must get to checkpoints within a time limit or it is race over. You also have to stay ahead of a certain position which starts at 20th and gets lower the longer the race goes on.

The Genesis version of Super Monaco adds a complete career mode, however. In the career mode, your goal is to win a season of races. Unfortunately, you start with a relatively slow car. By challenging other drivers, you can move to a better team and car, and ultimately win the F1 World Title. As well as the famous Monaco course, others from around the world have been added, to give the game a longer shelf life.


Super Monaco GP Arcade Title Screen.
Super Monaco GP Game Gear City and harbor
Super Monaco GP Game Gear Nature!
Super Monaco GP SEGA Master System Intro screen

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Alternate Titles

  • "Super Monaco G.P." -- C64 + Amiga title
  • "G.P. Mônaco" -- Brazilian Game Gear title
  • "スーパーモナコGP" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

This is a great racer and I would highly recommend it for anyone looking for a racing game on the Genesis. Genesis zemonn (173)

Critic Reviews

The One Atari ST Apr, 1991 89 out of 100 89
Zero Atari ST Mar, 1991 85 out of 100 85
Amiga Format Amiga Apr, 1991 83 out of 100 83
VideoGame Genesis Mar, 1991 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Amiga User International Amiga Jun, 1991 67 out of 100 67
Power Play SEGA Master System Oct, 1990 63 out of 100 63
ACE (Advanced Computer Entertainment) Genesis Nov, 1990 590 out of 1000 59
GamesCollection SEGA Master System Nov 17, 2007 5 out of 10 50
Génération 4 Game Gear Nov, 1990 5 out of 10 50
Power Play Commodore 64 1991 45 out of 100 45


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